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THE ENTREPRENEUR

ENTREPRENEUR A new dawn One last yawn Carpe diem they say in bed you cannot stay! Sometimes your dreams Come apart at the seams Never give up hope NEVER resort to dope! Success is its own drug no need to become a thug keep your focus & indeed supplements you won't...

CRICKET COMMENTATORS

Let me start with the good news - since radio and TV introduced former players as commentators there has been a material improvement in the quality of the information provided although some of them sometimes forget that we are watching AS WELL, not only listening i.e....

WAIVERS, INDEMNITIES, DISCLAIMERS & POTHOLES/HIJACKS

A recent trip to Wakkerstroom (Music Festival - if you have not been, add it to your bucket list!) made me think about how government (local, provincial & central) are 'passing the buck' in terms of accountability & liability, just like they've done with...

‘ZOOS NEED RADICAL RETHINK’

An article under the captioned heading by Don Pinnock, an environmental journalist, in the Independent on Saturday January 26 2019 prompted me to write this article. The first point in my view is that the quaint sounding name 'Zoological Gardens' is a complete...

ROAD DEATHS & DRIVER BEHAVIOUR/APATHY

Until such time as the traffic police are actually on the road, whether in marked on unmarked vehicles fitted with two cameras: one to measure the speed & the second to record the transgression, the absolutely lawless manner in which drivers behave will continue...

GUATEMALA & THE CIA

I had the good fortune to come across and read the fascinating review of the history of Guatemala contained in 'Silence on the Mountain' by Daniel Wilkinson (2004). The following shocking extract (page 181) pertaining to the 'psychological warfare' perpetrated by the...

GDPR & POPIA COMPLIANCE

The NEW DAWN is upon us! Contact me for a comprehensive COMPLIANCE STARTER PACK comprising: Contract with Suppliers; Privacy Policy; wording for Booking Form and T&C louis@louisthelawyer.co.za

GDPR & POPI(A)

EUROPEAN COMMUNITY ('EC') GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION ('GDPR') There has been much hullabaloo about the GDPR of late - is the noise justified and where does the South African Protection of Personal Information Act ('POPIA') fit into the picture? Before you...

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